Kola Karim

Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Shoreline Natural Resources

Kola Karim serves as the Group Managing Director/CEO of Shoreline Energy International, a leading investor in the Energy, Infrastructure and Engineering sectors throughout Sub Saharan Africa. Mr Karim’s has steered Shoreline's growth over the last 30 years leading to the company becoming one of the leading independent oil producers in Nigeria with reserves in excess of 1.5bn bbls . Mota Nigeria, a joint venture with Mota Engil is one of the leading construction companies in Nigeria while Shoreline’s engineering subsidiary DBN Energies has over 35 years of leadership within the engineering and EPC sector working exclusively for leading producers including NLNG and TOTAL
Mr Karim serves on the Deans council of Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Mr Karim Serves on the Africa Advisory board of the London Stock Exchange and is a Young Global Leader Award Honoree (2008), a pioneer and an active member of the Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals of the World Economic Forum. He has delivered opinion and position papers at international conferences, investment forums, business schools and universities. Mr. Karim holds an LLM Master of Laws degree. Mr Karim holds the traditional title of Agbaoye of Ibadanland.

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